Category: Carbon Rules

Task Force Updates Capacity Construct Proposals

PJM and stakeholders reviewed updated proposals at the Capacity Construct/Public Policy Senior Task Force meeting on Oct. 16. Some stakeholders suggested that the task force should slow down its work in light of the Department of Energy’s letter and notice…

PJM Responds to DoE Proposal

On Oct. 2, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission started a proceeding inviting comments on a proposal by the U.S. Department of Energy on wholesale power markets. The Department of Energy issued the proposal on Sept. 29, directing the FERC to…

PJM Offers Ideas on Carbon Pricing

PJM released its most recent working paper addressing carbon pricing approaches, Advancing Zero Emissions Objectives through PJM’s Energy Markets: A Review of Carbon-Pricing Frameworks. PJM produced this working paper in order to provide more detail on how state carbon policies…

PJM Releases Analysis of Clean Power Plan

PJM today released its analysis of the impacts on wholesale electricity costs and grid reliability of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Clean Power Plan rule. PJM conducted the analysis at the request of the Organization of PJM States, Inc. The…

PJM Presents Latest CPP Modeling at TEAC

PJM presented its long-term economic compliance analysis for the Clean Power Plan to the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee May 12. Muhsin Abdurrahman, senior market strategist – Emerging Markets, also briefly discussed the white paper supporting the conclusions from the analysis….

PJM Releases 2015 Emissions Report

In an effort to support regulators, stakeholders and other interested parties, PJM on Friday published a report with data on both marginal and average emissions rates from electric generators in the PJM footprint. In the future, PJM expects to release…

Clean Power Plan Assessment Highlights MC Webinar

PJM’s role in providing studies and assessments on the Clean Power Plan to the Organization of PJM States, Inc. was the centerpiece of the Members Committee webinar on November 16. PJM is providing analysis and support to OPSI and state…

PJM Releases Preliminary CPP White Paper

This morning, Aug. 3, PJM Interconnection released the second of two studies of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP). This reliability analysis provides detailed supplementary information to a report presented to PJM’s Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee…

PJM Discusses Preliminary Reliability Analysis of Clean Power Plan

PJM presented an update about its preliminary reliability analysis of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan to the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Tuesday. Using the results from the previously issued economic analysis, PJM studied seven scenarios of three levels of…

PJM Says Load Forecast Changes are for Next Year’s Auction

On July 20, PJM filed its answer to the Joint Consumer Representatives’ complaint on applying the proposed new load forecast to the upcoming capacity auction. PJM’s Tariff requires that the preliminary PJM Region Peak Load Forecast is submitted by February 1…